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Israeli police recommend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges including corruption

Israeli police recommend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges including corruption

Israeli police recommend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges of corruption and abuse of power in cases in which he has...
South Africa's Jacob Zuma is ordered to step down by his party

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma is ordered to step down by his party

Zuma has clung doggedly to office in recent weeks despite his deputy's efforts to dislodge him and calls on him to resign...
Can Winter Olympics momentum bring true diplomacy for North and South Korea?

Can Winter Olympics momentum bring true diplomacy for North and South Korea?

A key looming roadblock to the recent goodwill between the Koreas could surface in March, after the end of the Games, which...
Environmentalists are the latest targets for arrest in Iran. One died in prison, officials say

Environmentalists are the latest targets for arrest in Iran. One died in prison, officials...

Iranian academics and environmentalists are demanding answers from authorities after several colleagues were arrested on espionage charges and one, a prominent professor, died...
Zuma's presidency on the line as leaders of the African National Congress meet in South Africa

Zuma’s presidency on the line as leaders of the African National Congress meet in...

South African President Jacob Zuma faced a meeting of the ruling committee of the ruling African National Congress party Monday for a vote...
Israel says its airstrikes took out half of Syria's air defenses

Israel says its airstrikes took out half of Syria’s air defenses

Speaking at a ceremonial exchange of commanders Sunday, the chief of Israel's Northern Command, Maj. Gen. Yoel Strick, said that Iran, which...
Russian plane crashes shortly after takeoff in Moscow, killing all 71 on board

Russian plane crashes shortly after takeoff in Moscow, killing all 71 on board

The Antonov plane was built in 2010 and had been in service since July of that year by Rossiya Airlines, a...
Iranians mark 39th anniversary of Islamic revolution with a milder display of nationalism

Iranians mark 39th anniversary of Islamic revolution with a milder display of nationalism

In orchestrated rallies across the country, Iranians took to the streets Sunday to mark the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, a show...

In Brazil, where violent deaths of LGBTQ people are on the rise, a shelter...

The second floor of Casa 1's red brick building was originally expected to house eight people, but Giusti had to make room...
North Korean leader offers to meet with South Korean president

North Korean leader offers to meet with South Korean president

The exchange between the two governments, which came during a cordial meeting at the presidential complex, could lead to the first...
Mexico nabs a top cartel boss in a trendy Mexico City neighborhood

Mexico nabs a top cartel boss in a trendy Mexico City neighborhood

Mexican authorities have arrested the alleged leader of the Zetas drug cartel — long one of the country’s most powerful and notoriously brutal...
Women in Brazil launch 'No Means No' anti-harassment campaign during Carnival

Women in Brazil launch ‘No Means No’ anti-harassment campaign during Carnival

With time to plan, Jacob and the four other women who work with her on production — Nanda Barbosa, Luiza Borges, Barbara...
Cambodian opposition leader brings Facebook battle to California court

Cambodian opposition leader brings Facebook battle to California court

Since Hun Sen ascended to the Cambodian government's highest levels in the late '70s, he has established a reputation as a tough...
Israel's Netanyahu acknowledges that he is likely to be indicted soon

Israel’s Netanyahu acknowledges that he is likely to be indicted soon

On Facebook, Netanyahu, who is known by the nickname Bibi, insisted he wasn't concerned. "No worries," he said sarcastically. "There will be...
Rare U.S. strike on pro-government forces kills scores of fighters

Rare U.S. strike on pro-government forces kills scores of fighters

Late Wednesday, a battalion-sized element of pro-government fighters, backed by tanks, artillery, multiple-launch rocket systems and mortars, launched what appeared to...
'Selfish.' 'Asexual.' 'Crazy.' In a new book, 3,000 women share the insults and indignities of being single in India

‘Selfish.’ ‘Asexual.’ ‘Crazy.’ In a new book, 3,000 women share the insults and indignities...

That doctor's visit helped launch Kundu, a journalist turned novelist, on a yearlong quest to record the stories of single women in...
Pence urges North Korea to abandon 'long pattern of deception' in its quest for nuclear arms

Pence urges North Korea to abandon ‘long pattern of deception’ in its quest for...

With a diplomatic deal securing its spot in the Winter Olympics, North Korea successfully changed the international narrative away from its illicit pursuit...
Waking to a world that's off its axis — Taiwan digs out from quake that killed 7

Waking to a world that’s off its axis — Taiwan digs out from quake...

The structure, named Yun Tsui, became a focal point Wednesday for hundreds of rescue personnel. Rescues had wrapped up at other damaged...
China's #MeToo movement started on college campuses. It may end there

China’s #MeToo movement started on college campuses. It may end there

It wasn’t until her thesis advisor locked the door of his sister’s Beijing apartment that Luo Xixi realized his intentions. Chen Xiaowu had...
Neither Israel nor Hamas wants another war in Gaza. That might not be enough to stop one

Neither Israel nor Hamas wants another war in Gaza. That might not be enough...

If one thing unites Israel and its Islamist archenemy Hamas, the militia that governs the Gaza Strip, it is the prospect of tens...
A beautiful place for a crisis: How politics spoiled the Maldives' tropical paradise

A beautiful place for a crisis: How politics spoiled the Maldives’ tropical paradise

Its shimmering coral islands scattered like gold dust in the Indian Ocean, boasting $20,000-a-night villas perched on crystal-clear waters, the archipelago nation of...

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British government braces for Unilever move to Netherlands: FT

British government braces for Unilever move to Netherlands: FT

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government is bracing for Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNc.AS), one of the country’s biggest companies, to shift its headquarters to...